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Heyshott, Sussex

Historical Description

Heyshott, a parish in Sussex, near the river Rother, and 2 miles from Cocking station on the L.B. & S.C.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Midhurst. Acreage, 2184; population, 393. The manor belonged to William de Percy, Earl of Montgomery, descended to the Earls of Northumberland, passed in the time of Henry VIII. to Sir William Fitzwilliam, and in 1761 to the Earl of Egremont. Part of the surface is downs, and there are vestiges of a Roman camp. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chichester; value, £230 with residence. The church is Decorated and Later English, and has been restored. There is a small village club.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


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Ancient CountySussex 
Poor Law unionSutton 

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CountyWest Sussex
RegionSouth East
Postal districtGU29
Post TownMidhurst